What's going on here with this chicken's rear end?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Millerhenhouse, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. Millerhenhouse

    Millerhenhouse Out Of The Brooder

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    This chicken--and a couple of our other ones look like this. (see pic). Namely, it's two RIRs and a silver-laced wyandotte. I had only noticed the rear end of the chicken shown here, but now that I looked at them while they're on their roost, more than just this one looks like this.

    Is this something that should be concerning to me?[​IMG][​IMG]

    They've also got bare backs that is from pecking from the others. We're doing the pine tar, but it's not doing much good. No one's very bloody at all--it's really just bare, pink backs. And now there's this. What's going on? Suggestions? Recommendations?

    Thanks!
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to know as well?
     
  3. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had a couple chickens like this during summer. The other chickens were pulling out the feathers from their fluffy butts. Eventually the feathers grew back. :3
     

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